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Potato pancake vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Potato pancake and Cassava?

  • Potato pancake is richer in Vitamin B6, Iron, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Potassium, yet Cassava is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Potato pancake's daily need coverage for Sodium is 33% higher.
  • Potato pancake has 34 times more Saturated Fat than Cassava. Potato pancake has 2.496g of Saturated Fat, while Cassava has 0.074g.
  • Cassava contains less Sodium.

We used Potato pancakes and Cassava, raw types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +518.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +129.5%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +374.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Contains more Iron +518.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +129.5%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +374.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +34%
Contains more Vitamin A +769.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +607.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +42.1%
Contains more Folate +51.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 93% 7% 5% 9% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 37% 7% 31%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
Contains more Vitamin C +34%
Contains more Vitamin A +769.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +607.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +42.1%
Contains more Folate +51.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
37
Potato pancake
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
48
Potato pancake
14
Cassava

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
36%
Potato pancake
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
28%
Potato pancake
38%
Cassava
Fats
68%
Potato pancake
1%
Cassava

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Potato pancake Cassava
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

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Potato pancake Cassava
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 94)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 750mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.422g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato pancake Cassava Opinion
Calories 268 160 Potato pancake
Protein 6.08 1.36 Potato pancake
Fats 14.76 0.28 Potato pancake
Vitamin C 27.6 20.6 Potato pancake
Net carbs 24.510000228881836 36.2599983215332 Cassava
Carbs 27.81 38.06 Cassava
Cholesterol 95 0 Cassava
Vitamin D 11 0 Potato pancake
Iron 1.67 0.27 Potato pancake
Calcium 32 16 Potato pancake
Potassium 622 271 Potato pancake
Magnesium 36 21 Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79 1.7 Cassava
Fiber 3.3 1.8 Potato pancake
Copper 0.18 0.1 Potato pancake
Zinc 0.7 0.34 Potato pancake
Starch 20.88 Potato pancake
Phosphorus 128 27 Potato pancake
Sodium 764 14 Cassava
Vitamin A 113 13 Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23 0.19 Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0.3 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.158 0.087 Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.173 0.048 Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.672 0.854 Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.757 0.107 Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.448 0.088 Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0.29 0 Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7 1.9 Potato pancake
Folate 41 27 Potato pancake
Trans Fat 0 Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 2.496 0.074 Cassava
Monounsaturated Fat 3.73 0.075 Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 7.516 0.048 Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087 0.019 Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24 0.028 Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28 0.027 Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442 0.039 Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389 0.044 Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137 0.011 Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3 0.026 Potato pancake
Valine 0.369 0.035 Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141 0.02 Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56 Potato pancake

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Potato pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/nutrients
  2. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.